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Great Lakes Governors Seek Agreement On Invasives

Despite an unresolved dispute over Asian carp, states that surround the Great Lakes hope to develop a common strategy for battling invasive species during a meeting of governors and other top officials that began Friday.

05/31/2013

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Minnesota, Canada To Provide Mutual Emergency Aid

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a compact that will allow Minnesota and some Canadian provinces to request and provide mutual aid to each other in the event of emergencies.

05/28/2013

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Target’s 1Q Profit Drops 26 Percent On Weak Sales

Target Corp. reported a 26 percent drop in first-quarter profit as cool temperatures and financial pressures limited customers’ appetite for spending. The company, based in Minneapolis, also cut its annual profit outlook, sending its stock down in premarket trading.

05/22/2013

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Wild’s Harding 1 Of 3 Up For Masterton Trophy

Penguins star Sidney Crosby, Wild goaltender Josh Harding and Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid are this season’s nominees for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is presented to “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.”

05/14/2013

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NCAA Hoops Semifinal Games Moving To Cable In 2014

The national semifinals will air on TBS in 2014 and 2015, with the title game remaining on CBS, the companies said Tuesday.

05/07/2013

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NBA Veteran Jason Collins Comes Out As Gay

NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.

04/29/2013

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Melo, Knicks Get Rival Celtics In 1st Round

The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.

04/17/2013

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NFL Adds 4 Coaches To Competition Subcommittee

The NFL has added four coaches to its subcommittee for the influential Competition Committee, which discusses and recommends rules changes.

04/15/2013

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Sabres Send Pominville To Wild For Players, Picks

Aiming for their first playoff run in 10 years, the Minnesota Wild weren’t afraid to go big and get a player like Jason Pominville for the push.

04/03/2013

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Rebecca Jarvis Previews Samsung News On WCCO

CBS business reporter Rebecca Jarvis called into the WCCO Morning News on Thursday and talked about
stock market rallies and a big press event for Samsung in New York City.

03/14/2013

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Best Buy Enlists Amy Poehler For Super Bowl Spot

Best Buy Co. has enlisted actress and comedian Amy Poehler to get its brand message across in a humor-focused spot during the Super Bowl XLVII.

01/23/2013

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‘Successful Surgery’ Performed On Kevin Love’s Broken Hand

These days, Timberwolves news is virtually all injury related, as the team announced that Kevin Love underwent successful surgery on Tuesday morning to repair his broken right hand.

01/15/2013

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Supervalu To Sell 5 Supermarket Chains To Cerberus

Supervalu Inc. says it reached a deal to sell five of its biggest grocery chains — Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market — for $100 million in cash plus more than $3 billion in debt.

01/10/2013

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Jack Morris Not Voted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris won’t be going into the Major League Baseball Hall of fame, at least not this year.

01/09/2013

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Lunch Meat Maker Hormel Orders Up Skippy Sandwich

Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said Thursday that it’s buying Skippy, the country’s No. 2 peanut butter brand, in its biggest-ever acquisition.

01/03/2013

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